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Access to Mt Aso crater resumed

Partners Information: Access to Kumamoto Prefecture’s Mt Aso has restarted with the new Mt Aso Loop Shuttle Bus operated by Kyushu Sanko Tourism Co., ltd. This bus provides alternative transport to the Mt Aso Ropeway, which is still currently out of…...

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Cycling Shimanami Event Applications Open

Partners Information: Setouchi Shimanami Kaido International Cycling Event Cycling Shimanami 2018 Cycle across highway bridges with views of the beautiful islands of the Seto Inland Sea! Every course includes the unique chance to cycle directly on the highway bridges that connect…...

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Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket on sale now

Partners Information: JR East and JR West have joined forces once again to sell the convenient Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket (one-way) for tourists visiting Japan from overseas. This ticket allows tourists to economically visit the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route from Nagano/Toyama…...

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Greater Tokyo Pass on sale now

Partners Information: The Greater Tokyo Pass on sale now The Greater Tokyo Pass is a special 3-day ticket allowing the user unlimited rides on railway and streetcars operated by 12 companies, and ordinary fixed-route buses operated by 52 companies in…...

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Discover Japan with MSC Cruises

In August this year, MSC Splendida will set sail on an eight-night round-trip from Yokohama, taking in some of Japan’s most beautiful natural, historic and present-day sights. In Japan, each port offers a fascinating insight into the many different facets…...

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Hotel Wing International Premium Kanazawa Ekimae opens

Partners Information: ‘Hotel Wing International Premium Kanazawa Ekimae’ opened Sunday, 1 April 2018. Hotel Wing International Premium Kanazawa Ekimae was designed by architect Ryuzo Shirae. This architect also designed Kanazawa Station’s iconic Tsuzumi gate, often selected as one of the world’s most…...

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Wisteria Festival at Ashikaga Flower Park

Partners Information: Wisteria Festival at Ashikaga Flower Park Enjoy wisteria flowers in full bloom with more than 350 wisteria trees, including a 150 year old large wisteria tree with its 600 tatami mat size wisteria trellis, and an 80 metre long…...

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Japan Off the Beaten Path: Kanmangafuchi Abyss in Nikko

Be careful climbing down into the Kanmangafuchi Abyss, it’s slippery! We’ve all been there. Caught in a horde of eager tourists – and yes that has been you at some point – dozens of cameras and iPads blocking the artwork/landmark/thing…...

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Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route 2018

Partners information: The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route will open in full on Sunday, 15th April 2018. Get excited! Visitors will be able to walk between snow walls that are nearly 20 meters high. We recommend seeing the snow walls between May and…...

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Takayama Spring Kimono Walk

Partners Information: Takayama Spring Kimono Walk The Takayama Spring Kimono Walk event will take place from April 21st. Dress up in Kimono and enjoy walking along the ancient streets in Takayama! It would be a great memory of your trip for…...

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1-day Mt Fuji Shibazakura Tour

Partners Information: About 800,000 shibazakura (moss phlox) plants bloom at the base of Mt.Fuji. Pink, white and violet flower carpets spread across a 2.4 hectare site. Join this 1-Day Round Trip from Tokyo to visit Mt. Fuji Shibazakura Festival, Arakura…...

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